Help! My big chickens broke into the babies coop!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Crystalann815, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. Crystalann815

    Crystalann815 Just Hatched

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    So I came home from football practice tonight and went in to check water levels and food because I have 9 hungry babies about 4-7 weeks of age... I also have 4 3 month old pullets and cockerels (2of each)
    Wouldn't you know it my sneaky chickens broke into the coop and I found them roosting happily. They have full access to the chicks but they aren't bothering them... Should I be worried? Should I move them?
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  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Were you going to integrate them eventually anyway? If so, I'd be tempted to leave them be if it were my flock. I'd just keep an eye on thing for a few days, provide multiple feeders and waterers and make sure they have plenty of space..
     
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2016
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I would be tempted too....and ditto on the multiple feed/water station.....but make sure the littles have someplace they can get away from the biggers.
     

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